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How can this plan be smart

by Steven Haninger / February 20, 2015 9:29 PM PST
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I thought that was odd as well.
by Diana Forum moderator / February 20, 2015 11:43 PM PST

Don't know if it's something the Congress required for granting the law to attack or just warning ISIS that we're coming.

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Maybe a bluff or strategic move?
by Steven Haninger / February 21, 2015 12:01 AM PST

Tell them you'll be there on Friday but actually show up on Wednesday?...or hope that knowing you're coming will cause them to pack up and leave? I'm not getting the impression that we're dealing with the naive or amateurish.

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This president has always
by TONI H / February 21, 2015 1:43 AM PST

told our enemies what we won't do even when he tells them we're coming/leaving and the date that will happen....if he can be believed about 'red lines' anymore anyhow. And his supporters wonder why 72% of our military doesn't have any faith in him, according to the latest poll numbers of military only.

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RE: 72% of our military doesn't have any faith in him, accor
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 4:16 AM PST
72% of our military doesn't have any faith in him, according to the latest poll numbers of military only.

These numbers say something different...However, they don't use the term "doesn't have any faith", what does that mean "doesn't have any faith"?

For the last nine years, the Military Times newspaper has surveyed an average of 2,300 active-duty service members. Their latest poll has just been released and concludes that "Obama's popularity — never high to begin with — has crumbled, falling from 35 percent in 2009 to just 15 percent this year, while his disapproval ratings have increased to 55 percent from 40 percent over that time."

AND, here's some reading for you.

AMERICA'S MILITARY: A conservative institution's uneasy cultural evolution

The force is changing — often reluctantly — alongside the civilian society it serves


Some don't like change OR anyone that wants to make changes...even IF/WHEN the changes are for the better.
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the changes are NOT for the better
by James Denison / February 21, 2015 4:20 AM PST

quit assuming.

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The changes ARE for the better
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 4:30 AM PST

There! NOW I'm not assuming.

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Maybe we should require all future military officers
by Steven Haninger / February 21, 2015 4:27 AM PST

to major in philosophy or the humanities.

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OR we should require everyone that makes posts on
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 4:31 AM PST

the military to major in philosophy or the humanities.

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philosophy
by James Denison / February 21, 2015 4:36 AM PST

the study of how to ignore the obvious. Humanities, the study of excuses one can use.

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The changes you think are better
by TONI H / February 21, 2015 5:40 AM PST

are only better for liberals and the enemies of this country.....

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RE: the enemies of this country.
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 5:53 AM PST
Rudy Giuliani clarifies Obama comments by claiming the President has been influenced by communism, socialism

Even the host of the "21 Club" get together, billionaire Republican John Catsimatidis, distanced himself from Giuliani's remarks.

"I wouldn't have said it," Catsimatidis told the News on Friday. "I respect the position of President."


Even YOUR candidate wouldn't go out on the limb with you. Perhaps he just doesn't want to make a firm stand...sounds kinda lily-livered to me..... Sounds like he understands where Obama is coming from...You still support him?

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) on Friday continued to dance around controversial comments made by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Asked whether he agreed with Giuliani's contention that President Barack Obama doesn't love America, a remark made at a private dinner for Walker in New York, the governor said, "I don't really know what his opinions are on that one way or another."

"I assume most people in this country love America," he told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in an interview in Washington, D.C. "And to me I don't think it's worth getting into the battle over whether he does or he doesn't.
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his white grandparents were communist
by James Denison / February 21, 2015 6:08 AM PST

His mother was raised the same by them. His early life was in a socialist country. This is the point behind having people who was raised here and taught to be an American first, instead of some psuedo-american foreignor, justified only by a fake birth certificate, and someone else's social security number (from Connecticut no less!). There are crimes here that one day, probably after we are all gone, history will finally reveal.

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"MY" candidate?
by TONI H / February 21, 2015 8:43 AM PST

I think Walker, so far, is the best of the list who have made their 'hat in the ring' public, but I'm still open. I just happened to mention here, quite a while ago, and before he announced, that I thought he was the one to keep an eye on.

As far as 'dancing around' the subject.....when someone asks, as they did at the Rep debates last time around, if a candidate wants to do away with birth control, just to get a rise out of the person or trap him into making a statement that will make headlines.....I think Walker handled it quite well. Guilliani isn't a candidate and can say whatever he believes....I personally happen to agree with him, that BO has a 'fundamental' hatred for America as it has always been in the world which is why he was so adamant about 'transforming it' into what HE believes it 'should' be like......a socialist country rather than a republic that believes in democracy.

And liberal commentators/guests all over who are asked about why BO gets a pass on calling Bush 'unpatriotic' and 'unAmerican' over the National Debt during BO's first campaign, are doing a real 'jig' dancing around excusing THAT.

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RE: I thought he was the one to keep an eye on.
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 11:36 AM PST
In reply to: "MY" candidate?
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How many times
by TONI H / February 21, 2015 7:24 PM PST

has any liberal media 'reporter' asked a Dem candidate (including Biden and Clinton...or even BO during his campaigns) "evolution" questions or asked if they believe BO is a Christian or asked if they believe BO loves his country? Aren't there more pressing issues going on around the world and here in the USA that could be asked about? BO was rarely asked about his view on gay rights prior to his run for Pres....he wasn't asked about it even as a State of Chicago Senator or a DC Senator....and when he WAS asked (or volunteered it), he ALWAYS stated that he believed in 'one man, one woman' traditional marriage. That turned out to be a lie because his 'handlers' told him to never divulge that he was for gay marriage until he made it to the WH and could 'actively' change that.....even his own 'adviser' Axelrod admitted that publicly since he wrote his book.

Walker can punt all he wants to avoid getting into the liberal trap they want to put him in....that's the 'aggressive' crap I think he was talking about.

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RE: How many times
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 7:34 PM PST
In reply to: How many times

Not enough for you and too many for others?

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Because Guilliani
by TONI H / February 21, 2015 8:45 PM PST
In reply to: RE: How many times

was a speaker at a Walker rally, does that mean that he should be held accountable for something someone else says or thinks?

These kinds of 'nonsense' questions are typical of the Sol Alinski (sp) theory....guilt by association....but BO was never held accountable for that same attitude as he ran for government offices, including the Presidency for his past associations.

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RE: does that mean that he should be held accountable
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 9:07 PM PST
In reply to: Because Guilliani

does that mean that he should be held accountable for something someone else says or thinks?

"Held accountable"?

How so?

I didn't think anyone was trying to do that...I thought they were asking him HIS opinion on the same subject that Guilliani expressed HIS opinion, whether he agreed that President Barack Obama doesn't love America


Asked whether he agreed with Giuliani's contention that President Barack Obama doesn't love America, a remark made at a private dinner for Walker in New York, the governor said, "I don't really know what his opinions are on that one way or another."


Walker was asked "if he agrees with a position that Guilliani expressed"...

Walkers NON response..."I don't know what his opinion is".

Guilliani had said President Barack Obama doesn't love America

THAT was Guillianis "opinion", and Walker doesn't know?

DUH!!!!

As I've stated

IF Walker was making posts in SE he would be accused of being Non-responsive..

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RE:.a socialist country rather than a republic
by JP Bill / February 22, 2015 5:45 AM PST
In reply to: "MY" candidate?

.a socialist country rather than a republic that believes in democracy.

It sholuld be

"A nation can have a constitution or it can have a bureaucracy. It cannot have both." - Francois de Chateaubriand

World's Happiest Countries? Social Democracies

A new report released by the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) shows that happiness levels are highest in northern European countries.

Denmark, Finland and the Netherlands rated at the top of the list, ranking first, second and third, respectively.

The US? As expected, the United States failed to make the top 10 but ranked among the highest for obesity and child poverty. Americans spend less than half the amount of time eating as the French, but have three times the obesity rate. "This tells us something about slow food, I think," Simon Chappele, editor of the report said in an interview with NPR.

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every bomb
by James Denison / February 21, 2015 2:08 AM PST

will be dropped with a picture of Obama bowing before the Saudi King, I hope.

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WHERE would Obama pick that habit up from?
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 4:45 AM PST
In reply to: every bomb
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Japan customs are not Saudi
by James Denison / February 21, 2015 12:08 PM PST

means something entirely different

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Response/Question
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 12:44 PM PST
Is this more offensive than "bowing", holding hands or maybe a "kiss" to a Saudi Prince

It involved the awarding of the King Abdul Aziz Order of Merit, which is considered Saudi Arabia's highest honor. It's named for the first monarch of Saudi Arabia, also known as Ibn Saud.

We should also note here that, even though the meme has a distinct anti-Obama tone, President George W. Bush also received the same award in January 2008. After the award was placed around Bush's neck, the Associated Press reported, the president and King Abdullah "exchanged the region's traditional double kiss. 'I am honored,' Bush said."


So, partisans beware: Whatever truth we find for Obama, the same will go for Bush.

I rather bend my neck in a downward movement than double kiss another man...how bout you?
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LOL, I'm glad to see
by James Denison / February 21, 2015 9:46 PM PST
In reply to: Response/Question

this Obama bowing upsets you so much.

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RE: I'm glad to see
by JP Bill / February 21, 2015 9:49 PM PST
In reply to: LOL, I'm glad to see

Get your eyes checked.

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Maybe they should take the advice given
by drpruner / February 21, 2015 11:36 AM PST

to the new Sheriff about Mongo. "Don't shoot him! You'll just make him angry!"

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